Every year, bookstores, libraries, universities, and organizations host engaging programs that spotlight censorship.

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Banned Books Week at Cranbury Public Library

Cranbury Public Library 30 Park Place W, Cranbury, NJ, United States

Cranbury Pubic Library is celebrating Banned Books Week all month long. We've compiled a reading list of the top 101 most banned and challenged books in our collection. We're encouraging everyone to read at least one book from the list this month, and all participants will receive a Let Freedom Read bookmark from the ALA ... Read More

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We’re With the Banned

UAA Literacy Lounge 2533 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK, United States

Help the UAA School of Education spotlight censorship this Banned Books Week! Join us in the UAA Literacy Lounge (PSB 102) from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. October 2-6 to hear campus community members read from their favorite banned books.

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We’re With the Banned

UAA Literacy Lounge 2533 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK, United States

Help the UAA School of Education spotlight censorship this Banned Books Week! Join us in the UAA Literacy Lounge (PSB 102) from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. October 2-6 to hear campus community members read from their favorite banned books.

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We’re With the Banned

UAA Literacy Lounge 2533 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK, United States

Help the UAA School of Education spotlight censorship this Banned Books Week! Join us in the UAA Literacy Lounge (PSB 102) from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. October 2-6 to hear campus community members read from their favorite banned books.

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We’re With the Banned

UAA Literacy Lounge 2533 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK, United States

Help the UAA School of Education spotlight censorship this Banned Books Week! Join us in the UAA Literacy Lounge (PSB 102) from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. October 2-6 to hear campus community members read from their favorite banned books.

Caffè Lena Presents 60 Years of Banned Books

Saratoga Springs Public Library 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY, United States +1 more

Caffè Lena and the Saratoga Springs Public Library join together to celebrate Banned Books Week. On October 5, enjoy music from Reese Fulmer and Dan Berggren, as well as local authors who will share readings from titles that have been banned or challenged in the past 60 years. This in-person event will be streamed via Zoom. ... Read More

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We’re With the Banned

UAA Literacy Lounge 2533 Providence Dr, Anchorage, AK, United States

Help the UAA School of Education spotlight censorship this Banned Books Week! Join us in the UAA Literacy Lounge (PSB 102) from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. October 2-6 to hear campus community members read from their favorite banned books.

The BookFest Fall 2023

Virtual Event

The BookFest Fall 2023 draws readers, writers, and the literary community together October 21-22, 2023, for its eighth biannual virtual event. The BookFest is a driving force in delivering vital conversations and experiences for the writing and reading communities. Day One features programming for readers, while Day Two is designed for writers. Panel discussions, conversations, ... Read More

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